Lorette Rogers 1939 – 2022 | Your money

TORONTO, June 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It is with great sadness that Rogers Communications Inc. (“Rogers”) today announces the peaceful passing of Loretta Rogers at the age of eighty-three. in his house, surrounded by his family.

Beloved wife of the late Ted Rogers, mother and grandmother, Loretta lived a full and vibrant life dedicated to family, friendship, community and business.

Loretta believed passionately in Ted’s vision for the company, and throughout 45 years of a deeply loving marriage, Loretta and Ted supported each other to make Rogers the company it is today. After Ted’s death, Loretta dedicated herself to keeping his vision alive and making Rogers the best he could be.

Ms. Rogers has been a director of Rogers Communications since 1964 and was a member of the advisory board of the Rogers Control Trust.

She believed deeply in building a better future for all Canadians, investing financial support and her time. In 2014, Loretta led an unprecedented gift to establish the Ted Rogers Center for Heart Research aimed at improving the future of heart health, in addition to founding the Loretta A. Rogers Chair in Eating Disorders at Toronto General & Western Hospital and the Ted Rogers family. Chair in Cardiac Function at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.

Ms. Rogers has served on the board of directors of the University Health Network Foundation since 2004, was a member of the Bishop Strachan School Foundation from 1980 to 2009, served as president and director of the Canadian Lyford Cay Foundation since 1980, served on the board Director of the Robert Bateman Foundation since 2012 and was the founding director of Sheena’s Place.

Edward Rogers, President of Rogers Communications, said, “Lisa, Melinda, Martha and I are deeply saddened by the passing of our mother. We mourn an incredible woman who had love and compassion in her heart, kindness in her soul and possessed incredible strength of character. She lived a full and vibrant life and we, like all who knew her, will miss her leadership and guidance deeply.

The Board of Directors and all employees of Rogers Communications express their deepest condolences and sympathy to the Rogers family for their loss.

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